[Samba] Debian patched 3.6.6 winbindd fails.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Apr 21 10:28:00 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2016-04-20 at 20:51 +0100, G.W. Haywood wrote:
> Hi there,
> I manage a Samba installation which has been operating very well on
> Debian Wheezy for a number of years.  Up until last week I was
> running
> 3.6.25, which (as always until now) I compiled myself.  Because of
> the
> large number of changes in the recent security patches, I opted to
> try
> the Debian 'samba' and 'winbind' packages.  I was a little horrified
> to find that Debian is still using 3.6.6 but that's mainly why I
> opted
> to compile Samba myself in the first place.
> Unfortunately the Debian supplied winbindd exits almost immediately
> after starting.  The other daemons start and run without problem, and
> are serving files as I write.  The Debian-supplied winbindd 3.6.6 log
> contains

> [2016/04/20 20:31:30.288745,  0]   Could not fetch our SID - did we
> join?
> [2016/04/20 20:31:30.288774,  0]   unable to initialize domain list
> Of course the join is OK, and winbindd from 3.6.25 has no problem
> with it.

Is that using the same private dir?  Typically self-compiled binaries
have very different paths than system packages.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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